• WordNet 3.6
    • n Kansan a native or resident of Kansas
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Kansan Of or pertaining to the State of Kansas.
    • Kansan In geology, noting an epoch or subdivision of the glacial period of which the deposits are found in Kansas.
    • n Kansan A native or inhabitant of the State of Kansas.
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In literature:

The sight that met them was so astonishing that for a second the Kansan could not move.
"The Mucker" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A retired Kansan widower passes, glances sidewise.
"Vignettes Of San Francisco" by Almira Bailey
After leaving the Kansans he travelled on toward the Missouri, and soon struck the beginning of the sparse settlements.
"The Old Santa Fe Trail" by Henry Inman
A Kansan sat on the beach at Atlantic City watching a fair and very fat bather disporting herself in the surf.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
Ohioans, Illinoisans, Wisconsonese, Kanadians, Iowans, Kansans, Oregonese joys.
"Humanly Speaking" by Samuel McChord Crothers
The battery mowed them down, and once the Kansans were ordered to charge the hill, and the boys were left alone.
"A Certain Rich Man" by William Allen White
He did not intend to lose his grip of the Kansan.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
Having now no alternative to distract him, he held to his original plan and was soon speeding westward toward the Kansan experiment-station.
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
In times of alleged danger all Kansans flock to arms and offer their lives in the interest of outraged humanity.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
The Kansan still insisted that he was not lost.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
On all sides could be heard the slightly-drawling speech of the Kansan.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The Kansan, whose name was Collins, was an ex-Federal, even one of their ancient and warmest enemies, of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
THE KANSAN for July reaches us at a late date through the kindness of Mr. Daas.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
His hardest work was to keep the Kansans off the Missourians.
"The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
The Nebraskans were on the extreme right, while the Kansans formed the pivotal regiment.
"The Utah Batteries: A History" by Charles R. Mabey
When he recovered he became determined to have revenge upon the Kansans.
"Abroad at Home" by Julian Street
Figure 2 presents a graphic summary of values of breeding indices for many groups of Kansan birds.
"The Breeding Birds of Kansas" by Richard F. Johnston
Communicated by Schiefner from Suomen, Kansan Satuja, Helsingfors, 1866.
"The Grateful Dead" by Gordon Hall Gerould
The Kansan drift is therefore old.
"The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton
And with the Kansans come a pretty good smattering of the folk of the rest of the Middle West.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford

In news:

The governor is saying "Kansans pleeease stop me".
"I appreciate the willingness of these talented Kansans to use their knowledge and expertise to serve their state and communities," said Governor Brownback .
Kansan reader Linda Kasitz of Newton submitted these photos of a cactus growing in front of her house.
(AP) — Statistics show few Kansans who hold a concealed-carry gun permit have been charged with a firearm-related crime.
Few Kansans who hold a concealed-carry gun permit have been charged with a firearm-related crime, statistics show.
Wichita — Few Kansans who hold a concealed-carry gun permit have been charged with a firearm-related crime, statistics show.
(AP) — Statistics show few Kansans who hold a concealed -carry gun permit have been charged with a firearm-related crime.
Brownback's goals are costing Kansans.
The stories of Kansans are told in the new Ken Burns documentary "The Dust Bowl .".
(WIBW)-- The stories of Kansans who lived through the Great Dust Bowl will be told in a documentary.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get immunized against the flu.
KU's Mount Oread Scholars, a program that aims to advise and develop high-ability freshmen, is ending after this academic year, the Daily Kansan reports today.
It will be folded into the KU Honors Program, the Kansan story says.
Influenza and pneumonia claims the lives of more than 1,500 Kansans every year, and is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable death in the United States.
(AP) — Gov Sam Brownback and members of his Cabinet are taking the lead in a weight-loss contest aimed at encouraging Kansans to fight obesity and adopt healthier eating habits.